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The Resource Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson, (sound recording)

Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson, (sound recording)

Label
Steve Jobs
Title
Steve Jobs
Statement of responsibility
by Walter Isaacson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues, the author has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing. At a time when America is seeking ways to sustain its innovative edge, and when societies around the world are trying to build digital-age economies, Jobs stands as the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination. He knew that the best way to create value in the twenty-first century was to connect creativity with technology. He built a company where leaps of the imagination were combined with remarkable feats of engineering. Although Jobs cooperated with this book, he asked for no control over what was written nor even the right to read it before it was published. He put nothing off-limits. He encouraged the people he knew to speak honestly. And Jobs speaks candidly, sometimes brutally so, about the people he worked with and competed against. His friends, foes, and colleagues provide an unvarnished view of the passions, perfectionism, obsessions, artistry, devilry, and compulsion for control that shaped his approach to business and the innovative products that resulted. Driven by demons, Jobs could drive those around him to fury and despair. But his personality and products were interrelated, just as Apple's hardware and software tended to be, as if part of an integrated system. His tale is instructive and cautionary, filled with lessons about innovation, character, leadership, and values. -- From publisher
Cataloging source
IH9
Dewey number
  • 621.39092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Dylan Baker
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
20 sound discs (25.25 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442346277
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781442346277
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C00050
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
  • SSA44234627A
  • SSA44234627A
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn759510320
  • (OCoLC)759510320
  • 336910
  • 336910
  • 411731
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
20 sound discs (25.25 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442346277
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781442346277
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C00050
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
  • SSA44234627A
  • SSA44234627A
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn759510320
  • (OCoLC)759510320
  • 336910
  • 336910
  • 411731
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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